Recruiting

Boston Dynamics

Want to Keep your Talent Pipeline Full? Sell the Work (not the Job).

SpaceX, Boston Dynamics, and Harley Davidson are well-known, by engineers and non-engineers alike, for the the things they make. They also enjoy massive employer brands. The secret to having people want to work with you has less to do with...

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The father of applicant testing is… Thomas Edison?

“What is the weight of air in a room 20 x 30 x 10?” sounds like a brainteaser question ripped from a present-day tech interview. It’s actually one of the estimated 160 questions Thomas Edison crafted and...

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Why Is It So Hard to Hire a Female Engineer?

Increasing diversity in the workforce and among STEM jobs, in particular, is a priority for many organizations. It’s also a significant challenge for hiring managers – despite the dozens of national programs and millions of dollars spent on...

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Find the Right Engineering Candidate … through Patents?

If there was ever an example of a prolific patent-holder in pop culture, it’s Hubert J. Farnsworth — the doddering, bespeckled professor from “Futurama” who invents an outlandish gadget every episode. Professor Farnsworth represents plenty of...

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Cutting through the Noise: 7 Ways to Reach Candidates you Need

We don’t have to tell you competition for engineering talent is fierce. Last year our hiring trends survey uncovered only 15% of human resource professionals were “very confident” in their organization’s ability to find and hire the...

Winning Job Descriptions

Winning Job Descriptions: 6 Notable Examples

We’ve crawled into the EngineerJobs.com vault, pushing past the spider webs and old computer parts — steadily ignoring the weird hum coming from the corner — all so we could bring you some examples of...

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Matt Blumberg on Hiring, Finding Senior Talent, and the CEO’s Role in Recruitment

“Why would you ever settle for less than an A player in every role?” Every company dreams of hiring only all-stars and having a vast rolodex of eager, exceptional talent ready to go to work when...

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21 Quotes on Hiring and Managing Talent

More than just the heart of a story or an interview; a good quote can get to the essence of things. They convey maximum meaning with a minimum of words. Here are 21 exceptional quotes on hiring and...

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4 Good Reasons to Post All Your Jobs

“I’m going to run this one job posting and see how it goes.” You’re not alone if you’ve had this thought or even run your jobs with this in mind. You figure that you’ll run...

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No One is Going to Use Your Career Page (Unless You Read This)

Most career pages are – in a word – underwhelming. They’re an afterthought on many corporate sites (or at least they look that way). But why does that matter? Your career page is a first impression. It’s the gateway to your...